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Capel
This little parish is situated opposite to Hadlow, on the other or southern side of the river Medway, about a mile from it, it lies obscurely in a woody country, and is but little known or frequented, the surface of it is very low and flat, except in the middle of it, where there is a small rise, on which the church stands; here the foil is sand and stone, but in the rest of the parish it is a deep miry clay, the hedge rows broad, and filled with large and spreading oaks, which makes it exceeding gloomy. It is a wet place, full of ponds, and watered besides by two small streams, on the east and west sides of the parish, which runs from hence into the Medway; towards the South it joins to the Southfrith woods and the parish of Pembury.
extract from Hasted's History of Kent published in 1798

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545Births3551272271294
13Christenings166
4Marriages22
2Deaths11
0Burials
 
Books and other documents
Published Title, author and references
1798The History and Topographical Survey of the County of Kent - Volume V by Edward Hastedp. 193
1814An Historical, Topographical and Descriptive Account of the Weald of Kent by T. D. W. Dearnp. 56
1839Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex ⇒ entry
1874A History of The Weald of Kent with an outline of the History of the County to the present time, Volume II by Robert Furley, F.S.A.p. 12; p. 22; p. 705
1882Kelly's Directory of Kent by E. R. Kelly, M.A., F.S.S. ⇒ entry
1914Highways and Byways in Kent by Walter Jerrold with Illustrations by Hugh Thomson ⇒ p. 325

Places and properties in Capel - a directory of homes, farms, churches, schools, inns, and other places of interest that existed prior to 1900 has been compiled from Post Office directories, Kelly's directories, Trade directories, Census data, Ordnance survey maps and books of the period
Churches, Inns,
Schools, Shops
and other places of interest
Chequers Inn, Whetsted
Congregational Church, Five Oak Green
Kings Head Inn, Five Oak Green
National School, Capel Village
Queens Head Public House, Five Oak Green
Rose & Crown Public House, Five Oak Green
St. Thomas a Beckets Church, Church Road
 
Roads and Streets
Badsell Road
Capel Village
Church Road
Colts Hill
Five Oak Green
Lower Hamlet
Middle Hamlet
Sherenden Road
Tatlingbury
Tudeley Brook
Tudeley Hale, Tudeley Hale
Tudeley Hale
Tudeley Hale, Tudeley Hale
Tudeley Hale, Tudeley Hale
Tulleys New Row
Tulleys Row
Whetsted
 
Homes and Farms
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Ashurst Farm
Badsell House, Badsell Road
Badsell Mains, Badsell Road
Badsell Mill House, Badsell Road
Bank Farm, Sherenden Road
Beeching Farm
Bridge House, Five Oak Green
Bridge Place, Five Oak Green
Brook Cottages, Tudeley Brook
Brook Cottages, Middle Hamlet
Brook Farm
Church Farm, Church Road
Diamond House, Five Oak Green
Eastlands, Whetsted
Evans Farm, Whetsted
Finches Farm, Middle Hamlet
Fobles Farm [als Tudeley Grange, Capel Grange], Five Oak Green
Hoopers Hutts, Whetsted
Larking Green, Five Oak Green
Lid House
Lilly Arch, Sherenden Road
Lilly Cottages, Sherenden Road
Lilly Farm, Sherenden Road
Lilly Hoo [als Lilly Cottages], Tudeley Brook
 
Homes and Farms
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Moat Farm
Pippins, Capel Village
Ploggs Hall, Whetsted
Potters Farm, Capel Village
Providence Row, Whetsted
Rose Cottage, Five Oak Green
Sebastapol, Whetsted
Sharpes Farm
Sherenden, Sherenden Road
St Nortons, Five Oak Green
Stone Castle Cottages, Whetsted
Stone Castle Farm, Whetsted
Tanners Farm, Church Road
Tatlingbury House, Tatlingbury
Weston Cottage, Five Oak Green
Whetsted Hall, Whetsted
Currently The Weald is at  Database version 10.5 - 1st May 2014 and contains information on 370,382 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,136 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 227 books © The Weald and its contributors
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